Social changes after the Black Death | Ken Follett’s Jouney Into the Dark Ages

Author Ken Follett explores the societal changes that came about as a result of the Black Death, such as the position of women, and a new labour market beginning to replace feudalism. Contains reconstructions of sickness and death which some viewers may find disturbing.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 4'18''
  • Broadcast year: 2012
Curriculum Connection
  • History | Medieval Kingdoms, 1100-1406 | The Creation of the Medieval Kingdoms | The decline of feudal society

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: Channel 4
  • Channel: Channel 4
  • Programme: Ken Follett's Jouney Into the Dark Ages
  • Episode: Black Death